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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 927681 - Employee Dies Of Chest Trauma From Exploding Heat Exchanger

Accident: 927681 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 12/06/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10967160212/07/19943011Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
At approximately 7:55 p.m. on December 6, 1994, Employee #1 was replacing a heat exchanger water pump. The heat exchanger failed under pressure. Employee #1 suffered trauma to the chest from the exploding vessel and died.
Keywords: chest, maintenance, repair, explosion, heat exchanger, high pressure, struck by, pump
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109671602 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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